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December 14th, 2023
Witch-hunt continues? Wade N. Smith arrested & charged with Breach of Trust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After being sent home for no reason over a year ago, leading to him taking court action against the government, it was yesterday Wednesday, December 13, 2023, that United Kingdom (UK) police officers arrested and charged Mr Wade N. Smith, the Commissioner of Customs, with one count of Breach of Trust in a Public Office.

July 5th, 2023
2 justice systems in VI: No justice! No peace! in criminal division

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The chickens seem to be coming home to roost, after a former Speaker of the House of Assembly (HoA) warned the Territory two years ago about the dangers of having two justice systems- “One for them and the other for us!”

March 22nd, 2023
HM Customs investigation: Police make another arrest without charges laid

PORT PURCELL, Tortola, VI – As the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) continues its investigations into HM Customs on the direction of the United Kingdom (UK) retired judge Sir Gary R. Hickinbottom, another person has been arrested but again had to be released with charges.

February 15th, 2023
Witch-Hunt & harassment continues! UK Police arrested & released Wade N. Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The alleged witch-hunt and harassment of locals by the United Kingdom (UK) police officers continue under the pretext of the Commission of Inquiry (CoI). Many residents have lambasted the one-man commission's report as biased and its credibility is under attack, since all of the areas that have issues under the Governor’s portfolio (civil service, courts, police force) have not been touched in the report.

January 17th, 2023
CoI report did not touch Governor’s Court Portfolio- SFC

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Many residents, talk show hosts and commentators continue to ask why the one-man United Kingdom-sponsored Commission of Inquiry (CoI) did not touch any matters under the Governor's portfolio. Many have used this fact to claim that the CoI was biased and a witch hunt against those who spoke out against racism and colonialism, with an attempt to destabilise the nation and brand residents as corrupt.

November 1st, 2022
Ex-Education Minister Myron V. Walwyn charged for Breach of Trust

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Former Minister for Education under the National Democratic Party (NDP) administration Myron V. Walwyn has become the third person charged in relation to criminal investigations into the Elmore Stoutt High School Wall Project.

March 1st, 2022
VI raising CoI concerns @ Caricom Heads of Gov’t meeting- Dr the Hon Wheatley

SAN PEDRO, Belize – Deputy Premier and Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr. the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says the BVI will be taking its concerns about the UK-Sponsored Commission of Inquiry to the 33rd Meeting of the Caricom Heads of Government currently ongoing in San Pedro, Belize, March 1-2, 2022.

February 27th, 2022
CoI 'witch-hunt' continues! Months later Dept Heads being asked for information

LONDON, UK- Even with two extensions to deliver its report for what many described as a bogus and a witch-hunt Commission of Inquiry (CoI) ordered by a controversial former governor, Augustus J. U. Jaspert aka ‘Gus’, the plot continues.

November 3rd, 2015
PAC sittings should be open to public - Hon Julian Fraser RA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Leader of the Opposition and Representative for the Third District Honourable Julian Fraser RA believes that the sittings of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) should be open to the public as a way of ensuring transparency.

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